Physician and patient characteristics associated with outpatient breast cancer screening recommendations in the United States: analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Data 1996–2004

@article{Bhosle2006PhysicianAP,
  title={Physician and patient characteristics associated with outpatient breast cancer screening recommendations in the United States: analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Data 1996–2004},
  author={Monali Bhosle and Stephen Rajan Samuel and Venkatanaras Vosuri and Electra P Paskett and Rajesh Balkrishnan},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2006},
  volume={103},
  pages={53-59}
}
The primary goal of breast cancer screening tests is to find cancer at an early stage before a person has any symptoms. Evidence suggests that screening examinations such as mammography and clinical breast examinations (CBE) are effective in early detection of breast cancer. Physician recommendation is an important reason many women undergo screening. This study examined the physician and patients related factors associated with physician recommendations for breast cancer screening in the… CONTINUE READING

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